It is not the actual physical exertion that counts towards a one’s progress, nor the nature of the task, but by the spirit of faith with which it is undertaken.

– St. Francis Xavier

Bl. Leonard Kimura and Companions Quiz

(All questions are based on information given in the biography in your Blue Knight’s Member’s Guide except for the Bonus Question. Answers are at the bottom of the page.)

1. In what year were Bl. Leonard martyred

a. 1960

b. 1619

c. 1254

d. 908

2. Where did Bl. Leonard live and work?

a. Iceland

b. India

c. Japan

d. Scotland

3. How many people did Bl. Leonard baptize while he was in prison?

a. 5

b. 40

c. 117

d. 96 

4. Leonard and his companions were ordained alongside how many Japanese martyrs?

a .130

b. 14

c. 770

d. 205

Bonus: Who converted and baptized Bl. Leonard Kimura’s ancestor?

a. St. Francis Xavier

b. St. Ignatius of Loyola

c. St. Peter Claver

d. St. Jude the Apostle

Prayer to St. Francis Xavier

St. Francis Xavier

St. Francis Xavier

Lord God, by the preaching of St. Francis Xavier you brought many nations to yourself. Give his zeal for the faith to all who believe in you, that your Church may rejoice in continued growth throughout the world. May this prayer fill us with the same love that inspired Francis Xavier to work for the salvation of all. Help us to live our Christian calling and to inherit the promise of eternal life. We ask this in the name of Jesus the Lord. Amen.




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